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Minneapolis’ Guaranteed Stimulus Check: Next $500 Coming Tomorrow

Hundreds of eligible recipients will get the next $500 installment from Minneapolis’ guaranteed stimulus check program tomorrow. The Minneapolis Guaranteed…

June 28, 2023 @ 4:50 pm

Hope: Virtue or Villain for Ambiguous Grief?

Emily Dickinson famously wrote of it as “the thing with feathers that perches on the soul and sings a tune…

June 27, 2023 @ 4:49 pm

Want fewer Maine kids to go hungry? Expand state child tax credit and SNAP benefits

As a state-wide nonprofit working to address childhood food insecurity, we know all too well that Maine has the highest…

June 22, 2023 @ 4:48 pm

Wrestling with silence: Women in India are taught to endure and not protest against sexual harassment

Finally, after months of protests by women wrestlers, the Delhi Police last week charged Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, president of…

June 19, 2023 @ 4:47 pm

Opinion: COVID-19 showed us how to beat poverty

Social science speaks clearly and convincingly about the most effective ways to reduce poverty: feed people and keep them housed….

June 16, 2023 @ 4:43 pm

As pandemic-era benefits unwind, Poor People’s Campaign wants lawmakers to address poverty

As COVID-19 case counts dwindle, the United States has been rolling back pandemic-era benefits. But one group argues that a…

June 16, 2023 @ 4:43 pm

Minnesota bets on child tax credit to cut poverty. Will it work?

The prediction is bold: Gov. Tim Walz and DFL legislative leaders say a new child tax credit will slash child…

June 13, 2023 @ 4:38 pm

Columbia World Project Addressing Postpartum Health Secures Prestigious National Institutes of Health Grant

In 2019, Columbia World Projects (CWP) launched the Leveraging Policy to Improve Maternal Health in the Fourth Trimester project in…

June 12, 2023 @ 4:38 pm

Mayor Adams Declared NYC ‘Destroyed’ by Migrants, but Economics Tell a Different Story

From the Irish potato famine to the 1970s fiscal crisis, immigration has been key to the city’s growth in ways…

June 6, 2023 @ 4:37 pm

Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement Year in Review 2022-23

The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement (OVPFA) aims to promote and nurture a vibrant climate of inclusive…

June 6, 2023 @ 4:34 pm

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